Overnight Closures of Highway 1 in Aptos to Take Place Next Week for Rail Bridge Repairs

Highway 1 from Rio Del Mar Boulevard to State Park Drive will be closed overnight on Jan. 18-20 to repair the railroad bridge at the South Aptos Undercrossing. The work includes repair of the bridge railing and fencing that was damaged by a fallen tree during the 2017 storms.

Closure dates and times are:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 18 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.: Northbound Highway 1 will be closed from Rio Del Mar Boulevard to State Park Drive
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.: Northbound Highway 1 will be closed from Rio Del Mar Boulevard to State Park Drive
  • Thursday, Jan. 20 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Southbound Highway 1 will be closed from State Park Drive to Rio Del Mar Boulevard

Travelers will be detoured onto Soquel Drive through Aptos Village from the Highway 1 northbound off-ramps at Rio Del Mar and the southbound off-ramps at State Park Drive. Message boards and detour signage will be used to control traffic.